People have been trying to bring Justice League Dark to the big screen for ages, and it’s now been revealed that J.J. Abrams’ studio, Bad Robot, might be about to do it.
It’s been revealed that DC Comics and Warner Bros. Pictures have struck a deal with Bad Robot for them to make movies and TV shows based on the Justice League Dark property.
This news comes from Deadline, who reported that Bad Robot’s Head of Motion Pictures Hannah Minghella and Head of Television Ben Stephenson will be taking meetings very soon with talent reps and their writing clients.
It’s being suggested that characters from the Justice League Dark comics will be getting their own projects.
Justice League Dark’s first issue was released in September 2011 and it featured a really interesting and slightly left-field roster of superheroes.
Most of the heroes involved in the comic could be considered to be occult and offbeat.
Justice League Dark movies and TV shows could be coming
We had the likes of John Constantine, mystic and fortune teller Madame Xanadu, Deadman, Shade, the Changing Man, and Zatanna.
These aren’t characters we get to see all that much of in the world of DC Comics and it was great to have them come together in their own version of the Justice League.
Justice League Dark’s roster has changed a bit over the years with the addition of the likes of Swamp Thing, Andrew Bennett (a centuries-old vampire), Black Orchid (a shapeshifter), Doctor Mist (a spy who worked for villain Felix Faust), Frankenstein (a erudite creature), Pandora (based on the Greek character) and Nightmare Nurse (a healer of supernatural wounds).
A few years ago there was talk of a big-screen adaptation of Justice League Dark with Guillermo Del Toro as its director and writer, however, news on that front has gone somewhat ‘dark’.
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